Feds Update Nursing Home Ratings: See Long Island’s Grades – Patch Long Island

May 20, 2019
Man using walker in a nursing home

An article in the May 15, edition of Patch (Riverhead Local News), by staff writer, Michael Woyton, was entitled, “Feds Update Nursing Home Ratings: See Long Island’s Grades“. According to the article: “The federal government has given 24 nursing homes on Long Island a five-star rating after tweaking the way...

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‘Slap in the face’: Nursing home countersues family who won wrongful death suit – News 12 Long Island

April 25, 2019

A News 12 Long Island Story, April 22 (*updated April 23), was entitled, “‘Slap in the face’: Nursing home countersues family who won wrongful death suit.” It explained that: “A jury awarded $1 million to the family of wheelchair-bound Salvatore Niosi six years after his choking death at Woodhaven Center...

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Dalli & Marino Join NYC and Long Island Bar Associations to Raise Money in Charity Hockey Game – Brooklyn Daily Eagle

April 9, 2019

ARTICLE FROM THE APRIL 5 EDITION OF THE BROOKLYN DAILY EAGLE John Dalli (right) and Joe Carola (center) organized a New York City versus Long Island bar association hockey match with Hon. Alan Scheinkman (left) that raised money for the Fisher House Foundation. Eagle photo by Rob Abruzzese Presiding Justice...

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Patient Deaths Cited In Mass. Settlement With 7 Nursing Homes – NEPR and WBUR

March 19, 2019

On March 14, New England Public Radio reposted an important broadcast (and article) from WBUR, with the online article, by Quincy Walters, entitled “Patient Deaths Cited In Mass. Settlement With 7 Nursing Homes.“ The broadcast and article described a woman named Betty Crane, whom, in 2015, according to the reporting,...

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Nursing Home Update: Latest Data Indicate Low Staffing is Persistent & Pervasive

February 28, 2019
Photo: Empty nursing home hallway | BigStock

Nursing Home Update:  Latest Data Indicate Low Staffing is Persistent & Pervasive February 27, 2019 – Staffing is perhaps the most important factor in a nursing home resident’s quality of care and ability to live with dignity. Unfortunately, inadequate nursing home staffing is a widespread and persistent problem. Some nursing homes...

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‘Absolutely despicable’: Photo of elderly woman face-down in pillow at nursing home sparks outrage.

February 25, 2019
Woman left face down on a pillow in a nursing home while having difficulty breathing

According to Holter, “Julia Wiggins, a local pastor, posted the photos to Facebook on Tuesday showing 80-year-old Esther Brown ‘face down into a soft pillow gasping for breath and strangling on her own saliva,’ she wrote.” The article goes on to state that, “Wiggins urged people with family members in...

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Woman in Vegetative State Gives Birth, Prompting Sexual-Assault Investigation – The Cut

January 22, 2019

A January 11, 2019, article in The Cut, by authors, Kimberly Truong and Claire Lampen, was entitled, “Woman in Vegetative State Gives Birth, Prompting Sexual-Assault Investigation”. The article delineates that, “On December 29 (2018), a woman who had been in a vegetative state for over two decades gave birth in an Arizona...

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Nurse Attacks 83-Year-Old Paraplegic War Veteran After He Outs Her for Being Late to Work: Cops – News4NY

January 18, 2019

A shocking story appeared on and in several New York news outlets in 2017, one sourced here from the News4NY (NBC) website, entitled, “Nurse Attacks 83-Year-Old Paraplegic War Veteran After He Outs Her for Being Late to Work: Cops”. The story described how, “A licensed practical nurse allegedly brutally attacked an...

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Joint Statement on Turmoil in the Nursing Home Industry

January 9, 2019

Following is a joint statement issued by Long Term Care Community Coalition and the Center for Medicare Advocacy on current financial troubles and turmoil in the nursing home industry.   The statement is also available at  https://nursinghome411.org/ltccc-comments/. Joint Statement on Turmoil in the Nursing Home Industry January 2019—The nursing home industry...

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January 18, 2016
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We monitor regional and national news for stories of nursing home and elder abuse. These stories supplement the case studies, scenarios and vignettes that we have produced here, based upon actual cases and situations encountered since 1995 when we began our practice. Dalli & Marino LLP

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